During the Oscars, Will Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock in the face. This is not the first time Smith has done something like this; he has also been involved in scuffles with actors Kevin Hart and Jada Pinkett-Smith. It is shocking to see celebrities behave so unprofessionally during such a high-profile event. Smith, Rock, and Hart might not have been professional in their behavior during the Oscars, but that does not mean that they should be ostracized for it. Although the movie industry is a predominantly male-dominated field, there are many prominent female actors and actresses. The Oscar ceremony was an opportunity for the women in Hollywood to shine, but instead, they were overshadowed by the actions of these three male celebrities. It would be difficult for these female actors to shine during such a large-scale event if it were not for their specific characters. On the other hand, they would not be able to land great roles if they have a smaller stature and are limited to playing the more minor roles.
It’s not a good look for him, and it’s not a good look for Hollywood. It’s not just about how he treated Rock, but it’s about how he treats other celebrities.
Anyway, Will Smith has apologized to Chris Rock after slapping him at the Oscars, saying his behavior was “unacceptable and inexcusable.”
“I would like to publicly apologize to you, Chris,” he said in a statement. “I was out of line, and I was wrong.”
It comes after the Oscars film academy condemned Smith over the incident and announced a formal review.
The star slapped Rock in the face on stage after the comic made a joke about the actor’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith.
Rock had taken aim at Pinkett Smith’s shaved head due to the hair-loss condition alopecia.
Shortly after, Smith picked up the first Oscar of his career for playing the father of tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams in King Richard.